Medicine vs. Alternative medicine 1-0


Read the following news brief:

“A component of bee venom packaged in super-tiny blobs can knock out HIV, a new study finds. Researchers testing the delivery system in lab dishes report that these nanoparticles attach to and destroy the virus without damaging cells, offering an early glimpse of a technology that might — with a lot more testing — prevent HIV infection in some people”. [1]

What do you find weird about that?

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Nothing? Think again.

Pay attention to that “some people” line…

The “this does not work always/ for everyone” is the MAIN argument against alternative medicine practices, like acupuncture.

But when it comes to our beloved western medicine this is not even a problem. It is actually an integral part of the “scientificness” of cure methods…

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